Oxford Dictionaries Online, the younger, hipper cousin of the OED, proposed an idea in the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution (or at least this first leg of it): To make Mubarak a verb.
Mubarak’s got some serious megalomaniac style.
Among the citizens’ newfound freedoms is the ability to read what they want – a far cry from the information void that appeared in Egypt during the Jan. 25 revolution.
Will his future spawn go by “Twitter” and “Google”?
Riot police stormed Manama’s Pearl Square early Thursday morning, sending men, women and children scrambling for cover. At least four people were killed and dozens injured. And now the military has said it’s taken control of most …
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Tonight, the scene in Tahrir Square and across Egypt is one of jubilation. See what the Egyptians are seeing during the continuing fanfare.
The tumult in Cairo got more press in the United States than did recent crises in Afghanistan, Iraq and Haiti, according to a new report.
“There are no heroes; we are all heroes on the street.”
— WAEL GHONIM, the Google exec detained by Egyptian security forces, downplaying his personal role in the uprising; Ghonim, who was released Monday, says the
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Amid the chaos in Cairo last week, reports emerged that looters had beheaded two mummies in Egypt’s National Museum. As it turns out, the long-deceased pharaohs remain under wraps with their heads firmly attached.